‘Xigubu’ Singer Fiesta Black Back in Showbiz After Beef With Thembi Seete and Battle With Depression

‘Xigubu’ Singer Fiesta Black Back in Showbiz After Beef With Thembi Seete and Battle With Depression

  • Fiesta Black, known for her hit song Xigubu, is making a comeback in the music industry after a break due to depression
  • The star who caused a buzz when she accused Thembi Seete of stealing her song said she has learnt her lesson
  • Despite her past struggles, Fiesta Black has secured a role as an afternoon drive-time show host on Energy FM in Limpopo, viewing her experiences as a learning curve

South African singer Thandi Nakampe Mokgoankgoa popularly known by her stage name Fiesta Black is reviving her career in the music and entertainment industry after taking a long break to deal with depression.

Fiesta Black is back in the limelight
‘Xigubu’ hitmaker Fiesta Black has returned to the entertainment industry. Image: @fiestablack_limpopompopi and @thembiseete
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Fiesta Black bounces back into the limelight

Fiesta Black, known for her hit song Xigubu by DJ Ganyani is returning to the industry. The star who went under the radar after publicly accusing Idols SA judge Thembi Seete of stealing her song said she has learnt her lesson.

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According to ZiMoja, Fiesta Black is making her mark in the industry with a gig as an afternoon drive-time show host on the popular commercial radio station, Energy FM in Limpopo. Fiesta's show took a knock when she made some damning allegations against Thembi Seete. She accused the star of stealing her song Thuntsha Lerole.

Speaking about her fall, the media personality said she believes the experience was a learning curve and will approach life differently from now onwards. She said:

"I thought I knew it all. I had arrived but little did I know that being a drama queen doesn't pay the bills."

Fiesta Black on battling depression

The star also revealed that she resorted to drinking too much alcohol when things were not working well for her. She said working her way out of that period was not easy. She added:

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"It was no longer drinking for fun. I fell deep into alcoholism because I was depressed, It took me time to work my way out of that."

Nonhle Thema speaks on her downfall

Briefly News previously reported that Nonhle Thema got candid in an interview about her fall from grace and what led to it. The once-loved media personality said God shut the doors to her success as a means to humble her.

However, Mzansi did not buy her excuse and called her out for not taking accountability for her actions.

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Privie Kandi (Entertainment Editor) Privilege Kandi is an entertainment news editor (joined Briefly in 2022). A Journalism and Mass Communication graduate from the Christian College of Southern Africa (2016), she has been in the arts and entertainment industry for six years. Privie has worked for the Zimbabwe International Film and Festival Trust as a communications officer and a writer and TV producer for lifestyle and entertainment channel CME TV. She passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. You can reach her at privie.kandi@briefly.co.za.

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